Putrajaya, 1 March 2017 - IOI Group’s foundation, Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng (Yayasan TSLSC) has awarded RM230,600 to 341 needy students from 23 primary and seven secondary schools in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah under its Student Adoption Programme (SAP) 2017.
Under the SAP, besides school bags, primary students will each receive RM800 while secondary students will receive RM1,000 per annum until he or she completes primary and secondary education. This financial aid is part of Yayasan TSLSC’s efforts to provide underprivileged students with equal access to education by easing the financial burden of their families while supporting the students’ educational needs and motivating them to maintain good grades and excel in English and ICT.
Recently, Yayasan TSLSC visited three of the primary schools in Klang Valley namely Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong, SJK (T) Kinrara and SJK (C) Yoke Min Bangi to meet with the respective school headmasters and senior assistants of student affairs. Selected students were each awarded a school bag and RM800.
Since the introduction of the programme in 2008, Yayasan TSLSC has assisted over 984 students from 204 schools in Malaysia. Students adopted under the annually-held SAP are recommended by their schools’ principals and headmasters based on their good academic results. Priorities are also given to students from families with financial hardship.